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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and west, clockwise 315? from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northwestern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the northwest


1. the northwestern part of England, esp Lancashire and the Lake District
2. the northwestern part of the US, consisting of the states of Washington, Oregon, and sometimes Idaho
3. (in Canada) the region north and west of the Great Lakes
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Northwest Bank operates 172 full-service offices and ten free-standing drive through locations.
Riffle will continue to serve as First Northwest's General Counsel/Corporate Secretary.
Northwest Community Healthcare recently collected data through an online community survey, a key informant health survey, three focus groups and secondary data from a variety of sources to identify the current health care needs of the community.
The plane replaces Airlift Northwest's AeroCommander turboprop plane currently in service at Yakima.
The deal value is determined using the 20 day average closing stock price of Northwest Bancshares, Inc.
While the average sales price in Memorial Northwest has slightly declined month over month since January the number of homes sold has steadily increased for an average sales price of $251,750 during the last 5 months.
Northwest, since absorbed by Delta Air Lines Inc., said it cut off Ginsberg because he complained too much.
Following four months of study by the Northwest Community and Coos Educators Federal Credit Union board of directors, the membership voted to approve the merger last December Employees of Coos Educators FCU were retained.
Jordan Call added 17 points for Northwest (19-2, 9-2 CCC), ranked 11th nationally in NAIA.
In May, Northwest had agreed to acquire NexTier Inc, the holding company for NexTier Bank, for USD20.3m.
The Strategy & Action Plan provides a ten-year framework for the development of manufacturing in the Northwest and also highlights the importance of the Manufacturing sector not only to the Northwest but the UK as a whole, such as the sectors which sit underneath the manufacturing umbrella in the region, which includes the UK's largest Food and Drink sector.

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